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GLOSOLAN governance

GLOSOLAN Chair and vice-Chair

The appointment of the Chair of the network takes place during the annual meeting of GLOSOLAN. The term for the Chairperson is two years after election, extendable via GLOSOLAN decision to a second term. The Chair is, whenever possible, supported by a vice-Chair in all its activities and tasks.

The Terms of Reference for the positions of GLOSOLAN Chair and vice-Chair are available here (AR | EN | ES | FR | RU | TR).

2023-2025
Chair: Mr Elh Moudi Moustapha Abdourahaman (Niger)
Vice Chair: Ms Hanane Aroui Boukbida (France)

2021-2023
Chair: Ms Miriam Ostinelli (Argentina)
Vice Chair: Mr Elh Moudi Moustapha Abdourahaman (Niger)

2019-2021
Chair: Ms Nopmanee Suvannang (Thailand)
Vice Chair: Mr Rob de Hayr (Australia)

2017-2019
Chair: Ms Nopmanee Suvannang (Thailand)
Vice Chair: NA

The Chair and vice-Chair are supported in all their activities by the GLOSOLAN Steering Committee and the  GLOSOLAN coordinators at the Global Soil Partnership Secretariat, [email protected] and [email protected].

GLOSOLAN Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is composed of the GLOSOLAN Chair and vice-Chair, the GLOSOLAN coordinators and maximum five advisors. Members of the Steering Committee are nominated by the GLOSOLAN Coordinators, ensuring regional, gender and expertise balance. The term of the GLOSOLAN Steering Committee is two years, extendable to a second term. The Terms of Reference for the position are available here (EN).

2023-2025

  • Abdourahaman Moustapha (Niger)
  • Hanane Aroui Boukbida (France/Senegal)
  • Miriam Ostinelli (Argentina)
  • Christian Hartmann (France)
  • Elena Shamrikova (Russian Federation)
  • Nopmanee Suvannang (Thailand)
  • Rob de Hayr (Australia)
  • Rich Ferguson (United States of America)
  • Fenny van Egmond (Netherlands)
  • Rolf Mabicka Obame (Gabon)

2021-2023

  • Miriam Ostinelli (Argentina)
  • Abdourahaman Moustapha (Niger)
  • Christian Hartmann (France)
  • Elena Shamrikova (Russian Federation)
  • Nopmanee Suvannang (Thailand)
  • Rob de Hayr (Australia)
  • Sougueh Cheik (Djibouti)

GLOSOLAN Technical Committee

The Technical Committee shall not be composed of more than twenty persons, with at least one representative from each RESOLAN. Candidates will be selected by the GLOSOLAN coordinators, the GLOSOLAN Chair and Vice-Chairs, and the RESOLAN Chairs on the basis of their knowledge, experience and technical competence (on GLOSOLAN areas of work) as well as their commitment to GLOSOLAN and the time they can devote to the work. The term of the GLOSOLAN Steering Committee is two years, extendable to a second term. The Terms of Reference for the position are available here (EN).

2021-2023

EUROPE

  • Ms Olga Yakimenko, Russian Federation
  • Mr Joao Countinho, Portugal
  • Mr Charles Gowing, United Kingdom
  • Mr Valmire Havolli, Kosovo
  • Mr Giorgi Ghambashidze, Georgia

PACIFIC

  • Mr Md. Abdul Kader, Samoa
  • Mr Angus Mcelnea, Australia

LATIN AMERICA

  • Mr Daniel Vidal, Brazil
  • Mr Daniel Carreira, Argentina
  • Ms Claudia Isabel Hidalgo Moreno, Mexico
  • Mr Erick Zagal Venegas, Chile

NORTH AMERICA

  • Mr Christopher Lee, USA

NENA

  • Ms Riham Zahalan, Syria
  • Ms Hana Nabil, Morocco

AFRICA

  • Ms Lesego Mooketsi-Selepe, Botswana
  • Mr Joseph Uponi, Nigeria
  • Ms Hanane Aroui, Senegal

ASIA

  • Mr Jamyang, Bhutan
  • Ms Kollah Bharati, India
  • Ms Huijun Wu, China